The Jamaica Biennial 2017 closed on June 10, after having been extended for two weeks. We continue publishing items from our archives on the artists and works in the exhibition with this feature:
Raymond Watson was born in 1958, in London, England. Watson attended the Jamaica School of Art, attaining a Diploma in Sculpture in 1981, and presently teaches there. He has exhibited his sculptures as well as executed public commissions locally and overseas, and has participated in several exhibitions at the National Gallery of Jamaica, including the National Biennial in 2012. In 2007, he was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the Caribbean Foundation for the Arts. He lives in St Andrew, Jamaica.